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Forum Sheroes

SHEROES forum underway in Accra

All is set for the opening of the Eighth International “SHEROES” Forum to open in Accra on Thursday, May 16, for women leaders from...
Dialogue Women

STAR-Ghana and Gender Ministry Dialogue on Ghanaian Woman Status

The STAR-Ghana Foundation in collaboration with the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) on Friday, organised a national dialogue on the status...
Women Empowerment

MOGCSP 2019 Budget gives No Consideration to Gender

Dr. Kojo Appiah-Kubi, Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Gender, Children and Social Protection has described the 2019 budget of the Ministry of...
Blunt and rusted tools used for genital mutilation ( PA )

Ghana intensifies fight against female genital mutilation

Ghana's Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGCSP) on Wednesday joined the rest of the world to condemn the practice of female genital...
gender-minister-support

Ministry of Gender goes to the aid of 5-year old boy with amputated arm

Ms Cynthia Morrison, Minster for Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP), has offered to sponsor the education of the five-year old boy whose left...
Mr Niyi Ojoulape, the UNFPA Country Representative presenting the items to Dr Afisah Zakariah, the Chief Director of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection.

Gender Ministry’s Domestic Violence Unit Gets Support from UNFPA

The United Nation’s Population Fund (UNFPA) on Thursday presented office equipment including Lap and Desk top computers, an HP Printer and chairs to the...
Maputo Protocol

Ghana Marked High Under Maputo protocol

The Gender for Empowering Development (GenCED), a non-profit organisation has launched a Maputo scorecard report for Ghana on Articles four and 13 of the...
Some of the women in a group session

Two Organisations to lend support to Abomosu Women

The Department of Gender under the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection and Divine Mother and Child Foundation (DMAC) have screened over 500...
human trafficking

Ghana Must Step Up Child Trafficking Surveillance

A senior lecturer at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) Faculty of Law, Dr Kwadwo Addo Tuffour has described the work of state institutions...
Child abuse

Gender Ministry Advises Public to Report Abuse Cases Quickly

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) has urged the public not to sit unconcerned but promptly report abuse cases they were...
Ghanaian Female Porters

Gender Ministry Pledges to End Ghana’s “Kayayei” Situation

Dr Comfort Asare, Director of the Department of Gender of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP), said the Ministry was developing...

Convicted juveniles must be close to parents – Professor

Professor Robin Walker Sterling, Law Consultant, University of Ghana, has underscore the need for the establishment of remand homes for juvenile offenders in all...
Child abuse

Project launched to track child abuse cases

A new research project aimed at tracking and reporting child abuse cases in Ghana was on Tuesday launched in Accra. The project dubbed: “Protect That...
Otiko Afisah Djaba

Steady progress by Ghanaian women accelerate development

Ms Otiko Afisah Djaba, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection on Tuesday said the steady progress that Ghanaian women have chalked over the...
Otiko Afisah Djaba

Ghana Gov’t Committed To Free And Quality Education

Ms Otiko Afisah Djaba, Minister of Gender, children and Social Protection, has said Government is committed to ensuring that every Ghanaian child of school...
Ken Ofori Atta

Ghana Gov’t To Give Special Consideration To Women In Procurement

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, has stated that in order to promote economic opportunities for women, special considerations would be given to...
Port workers inspect one of the three locomotives as they were being off-loaded from the BBC Oder at the Port of Mombasa. The locomotives are expected to help Rift Valley Railways boost efficiency. Photo: Gideon Maundu/Standard

Timber Market Operators Engaged Over Railway Expansion

Mr. Kwaku Agyenim Boateng, Deputy Minister for Railways Development has met the timber market operators in Ashaiman to dialogue over expansion of railway lines. The...
child trafficking

Washington Based Organization Rescues Trafficked Children

The International Justice Mission (IMJ), a global anti-child trafficking organisation based in Washington, USA, has disclosed that more than 100 trafficked children have been...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Stakeholders Review Implementation Status Of SDGs

The High Level Ministerial Committee on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has met in Accra to review the status of implementation of the SDGs...
lawsuit

Supreme Court Judge Recommends Amendment Of Criminal Laws

Mrs Sophia Ophelia Adjeibea Adinyira, a Supreme Court Judge, has recommended the amendment of Ghana’s criminal laws to make defilement a first degree felony. “Section...

Gender Ministry Move To Strengthen Child Protection

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has initiated moves to review and amend current legislative framework on Children. Madam Otiko Afisah Djabah, Minister...

Gender Ministry Deepen Advocacy on Teenage Pregnancy

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGCSP) has intensified public advocacy on teenage pregnancies in the Central Region to help reduce the...
school feeding

School Feeding Caterers Funds Released

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGC&SP) said has said Ten Million Ghana Cedis (Gh¢10,000,000.00) has been released to enable it settle...
Ghanaian Female Porters

MoGCP to offer kayayei, hawkers and beggars assistance

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) will next month roll out a programme dubbed “Operation get off the Street now for...

Ministry builds up effort to safeguard rights of children in Ghana

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has scaled up the effort to safeguard the rights of children, promote their growth and development. It...

Gaps In Policy Implementation Hindering Girls Safety

The Girls Advocacy Alliance (GAA) project, has observed that gaps in policy implementation are some of the real challenges confronting the safety of girls...
LEAP

Professor Calls For Investment Capital For LEAP Beneficiaries

The Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme is a useful undertaking that is helping improve the living conditions of beneficiaries in Ghana, a Senior...

Ghana School Feeding Programme To Mark 2nd Edition Of SFP

The Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) would on Wednesday join other African Union member states to mark the second edition of the Africa Day...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Ghana Gets Thumps Up For Achievement Of SDGs

Ghana’s framework which brings Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) under one umbrella for monitoring and effective collaboration with the Government has been commended as an effective...

Kayayei Must Be Included In The Ghanaian Dream-Sector Minister

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, would soon initiate a national dialogue of all actors in the kayayei business to see how...